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/ THURSDAY: October t 6,1997 WINNING NEWSPAPER ometown news I R OFOKLAHOI • from h ome town owners Volume: 108 Number:4 to start Main Street, Inc. or- making the final October as the time to involved in the pro- L a telephone member- this weekend and a meeting on Thurs- 23. :ham, president s Main Street, Inc., said in an organi- for the tele- campaign, that will he manning the morning from 12 noon and from lunteers intend to call and business in area to solicit their and to invite them meeting that light what the Main ',ram is all about. )s to Perkins blain are $20 for individu- !minimum of $100 for gotten tremendous all facets of the z with letters of'sup- dues and donations to $3,000," Willing- "But it's even more to the Main Street !.see lots of $20 con- ;because it shows that from all parts and not just contribute a lot." Main Street or- intends to apply to Main Street by the deadline for accep- the Oklahoma De- of Commerce program help revitalize the area, plus help with promo- economic restructur- Bob Constien owner of Constien Farms, explains to a group of kindergartner youngsters from Mrs. B's ABCs Preschool in Cushing the intricacies of the pumpkin. This is a busy time of the year for the Constiens with the pumpkin patch going and growing, IIolloween, and thousands of visitors like the ones shown above Constien told The Perkins Journal Monday that he expects he will be carving lots of pumpkins-over 7,500 visitors have, or are booked, to come visit the unique and beautiful Constien Farms. He adds, ttowever that those who may wish to come to the farm need to call first-547-5057. Jou a pho by Rick The 46th annual Perkins-Tryon Former Students and Teachers Banquet will be held Saturday, November 1 in the Perkins Elemen- criteria for accep-tary Gymnasium with the theme "Cruisin' With The Classics." the Oklahoma Main The registration deadline is rapidly approaching and those wish- "money ing to attend need to contact Martha (Lacy) Bowyer by the Octo- The goal for the her 29 final registration date. You can call her at 405/547-5425. Street organizers Registration will begin at 4 p.m. November 1 for those wanting They are approach- to meet early to visit. Serving will begin at 6 p.m. with the meal and have pledges ofcatered by Steer Inn. from the town of Serving on the Alumni Association Board for this year are Phil but theyare Fagan, president; Linda (Nelson) Adcock, vice president; Maxine help fromprospec- (Lacy) Turnham, secretary; board members R.L. Benedict and goal. Marilyn (Nelson) Wolfe; and Bowyer, treasurer. is invited to the The honored teacher will be Agnes Davis and honored gradu- meeting that will be ates include Geraldine (Lacy) Allen-1947;Jane (Caldwell) Reddout- Oct. 23, 7 p.m. 1957; and Steven Cundiff-1972. Middle School Keeping with the "Cruisn' With The Classics" theme, there will about be a 1957 Chevrolet on display plus there will be drawings for what it can do l'orreplicas of the classic 1957~ and what indi- The Alumni News tabloid was mailed ()tit earlier this month do for their commu-with the registration form. If you did not gel one call Martha. Lou Calavan, second grade teacher at Perkins Elementary, right, gets a "hug" from Stillwater Fire Department "Clown" Steve Lowery, left, last Thursday at Perkins Elementary School.. Stillwater, Perkins firemen "Clown Around" schools officials showed how they felt about the importance of Perkins Main Street, Inc. contributing $2,000. Shown above are PMSI board member John ttopper, Dick Kinder with Payne County Bank, PMSI president Steve Willingham, and PMSI Hartand Wells. Stillwater Fire Department "Clowns" participated with Perkins Fire Department personnel in a program at the local elementary school to explain the dangers of fire during Fire Prevention Week. If you have a child attending Perkins Elementary ask them what "Stop, Drop, and Roll" means...they'll tell you thanks to the ef- forts of the Stillwater and Perkins firemen. Lowery and his fellow "Clowns" in four days last week gave 12 programs in Stillwater; one in Yale; one in Perkins; and partici- pated in the OSU Homecoming parade. "Clowning" around from Stillwater FD were David Lucky, Joe Sadler, Jory Stanley, Richard Haul, David Westfall and Lowery. Perkins firemen participating were Larry Moorman, Rick Jarvts, Bill Smith and Joe Barta. Notice: Would the person who stole the Dutch yard orna- ment please come and get the Dutch Boy. I don't want them to be lonesome. Helen Marler 110 Crozier Annual Old Timers School Reunion The annual Old Timers reunion of the former county schools IXL, Sdlem, Centerview, Pleasant Valley, Fairview, Payne Center and Elm Grove will be Sunday, Oc[ober 19th at the Elm Grove School House. A pot- luckdinner will be served at 1:00. Anyone who attended these schools or lived in tilose districts then or now are urged to attend. For more information, dial 405- 372-5367. P-T Class of 1977 to have get-together April Baker is hosting a get-together from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1 in the home of her parents, .Jim and Opal. Baker. If you are a part of the Class of 1977, come by and see everyone. The address is 303 SW Second. Spouses and children are also in- vited. Perkins Weather Week In Review (compiled by Rick Mathe- ~on, superintendent, Perkins Agronomy Station) • MEN., Oct. 6 - High: 87; Low: 65; Rainfall: 0.00. • TUES., Oct. 7 - High: 7 7; Low: 6 6; Rainfall: 0.0 1 ". *WED., Oct. 8 - High: 82; Low: 60; Rainfall: 0.06". .THURS., Oct. 9 - High: 5; Low: 5 5; Rainfall: 0.74". oFRI., Oct. 10 - High: 83; Low: 64; Rainfall: 0.00. oSAT., Oct. 11 - High: 78; Low: 6 7; Rainfall: 0.00. • SUN., Oct. 12 - High: 72; Low: 5 7; Rainfall: O. 55 ". You're front page news to us! Your subscription is im- portant to us. Thanks go to the following who renewed or started a subscription to The Perkins Journal: Jewel Himes, Anna "Ix. • Betty Dry, Perkins • Verla Dickson, Perkins • Bert & Elese Coffman, Perkins • Mark & Freda Hood, Perkins • Louise Gibson, Perkins • Max & Sharon Clary, Perkins • Kyle & Lucinda Shirm,, Perkins • Owen & Connie Walker, Perkins • Mary & J.L. Creager, Perkins • Burl Poling, Perkins • Verlin Curtis, Stillwater • Meridian Technology Center Ext. Edu- cation, Stillwater • Jack & Martha Botts, Perkins • Wil- liam & Doris Layes, Ozark At. • Duane Foster, Cushing • Sam & Dehra Hatter, Coyle • Todd & Me Wassell, Perkins • J.N. Reynolds, Perkins • L.C. & Ruth Wassell, Perkins • .J. Michael & Benita Bale, Perkins • Tho- mas & Cindy Cotton, Perkins • Benn Shaffer, Baxter Springs, Ks. • Richard Mote, Perkins • R. B. Frame, Perkins • Larry & Jeanene Harris, Perkins • If you would like to have the Perkins Journal mailed to your home, please see page two. Annual Halloween Monster Mash date set for October 31 Organizers of the Hallow- een Monster Mash, co-spon- sored by the Perkins Cham- ber of Commerce and the Perkins Masonic Lodge, an- nounced that the e ent will be held on Halloween night, October 31 from 6-8 p.m. at the Perkins Elementary School gymnasium.. There will be lots of games and "treats" for all of the youngsters and parents who may not wish to go door to door in the tradi- tional "Trick or Treat" style. There is no charge for the event thanks to contribu- tions for the Perkins Ma- sonic Lodge, local mer- chants, and the Perkins Chamber o fCommerce. Joumal news & ad deadlines are Mondays, 6:30 p.m. %-- , ,/